Joell Ortiz & Olive Louise — Tears

On “Tears” Joell Ortiz tells a harrowing tale of addiction while Olive Louise’s vocals seethe raw emotion seamlessly.

Joell Ortiz x Apollo Brown — Grace of God

Apollo Brown and Joell Ortiz came together on “Mona Lisa”, to fans and critics delights alike. Whereas Joell’s story telling once exuded the anguish in his words readily, on “Mona Lisa” his…

Joell Ortiz – “Battle Cry”

With Just Blaze on the beat, bravado, bars and straight Brooklyn ish. What more needs to be said?

Joell Ortiz “Call Me” Feat. Novel

“Call Me” by Joell Ortiz feat. Novel, is a trip down memory lane to a time when the toughest thing we had to do was check yes, no or maybe.

Heath Ledger as Joker in The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight: Always Leave Em Smiling (No Spoilers)

Yea I’m Late… So sue me. I will attempt to share a well thought out perspective on aspects of the mega blockbuster film The Dark Knight. While this write up wont serve…

Wackest Rappers, Vanilla Ice

Top Ten Wackest Rap Personas

We here at Alumnah know that the only thing that Hip Hop loves more than Rap Beef and Mixtape Exclusives are Top Ten Lists. This list is about the Top Ten Wackest…

Captain Picard Locutus of Borg

What Blogging In a Collective Has Taught Me…

  This post could have also been titled ‘Kumbyah my blog… Kumbyah’… lets examine what blogging in a collective has taught me shall we? So it’s obvious that the blog game (not…

Father/son

The Validation of Father’s Day

Faceless are the fathers who raise the sons of tomorrow. I can’t sleep. Maybe I’m over anxious, maybe I’ll still amped up from one of the longest days I ever had. Either…

Lil Wayne

Deconstructing the Myth of Lil Wayne…

Overrated or Understated? Before I go in on this topic… let me state for the record I do not listen to Lil Wayne‘s music, I didn’t look for The Carter III leak…

Jesus

The Second Coming…

Why are all the Angels white? Yea I’m back in this bitch heralded by the beating of a thousand wings and trumpets. It’s currently 5:35am and before knocking out I wanted to…

Highly formulated political opinion or racism?

Here is a video that I found interesting. I do tend to typically stay away from politricks, but some of yall mofo’s might appreciate this.

Joell Ortiz 125 Grams Part 4

Joell Ortiz 125 Grams Part 4 off of his “The Brick: Bodega Chronicles” is one of the first glimpses we get of his vivid imagery intermingled with the sincerity that made him…

Opinions are like…

[youtube YJnaxsLBl94] "Many a truth are said in jest" - Dead Wordsmith In this era of rapid consumption news stories where the truth seems to have been eviscerated from the body of…

Hi Hater?

vs The Urban Dictionary defines Swagger Jacker as “A person who steals the flow, ideas, swagger or style of someone else” While I understand Hip Hop is about emulation and innovation of…

The Notorious B.I.G.

N-O..T-O..R-I.. Ohh?

So it’s been 11 years since the passing of Christopher Wallace a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, Biggie or depending on where you stand… The GOAT. To honor this icon of both…

14

14 not so typical love songs..

So V-Day is finally upon us… To some the most dreaded holiday of the year.. to others the most joyous.. Imma let you know I don’t care either way. To some it’s…